The Rise & Fall of Flair Baseball

While 1993 will be remembered by many as the year Topps introduced the Refractor, there was another brand making its debut in a much more subtle and classy way. Flair was Fleer's true entrance into the "high-end" market and while the product was a victim of multiple cases of re-tooling (fixing what was not broke),... Continue Reading →

You Be the Judge! – King of 1997

If ever there was one year that catered to the infamous "Joe Collector", it was 1997. Sure, Topps Finest had already created the favored drug of the Joe Collector years earlier with the debut of the Refractor and made them much easier to come by thanks to Bowman's Best and Topps Chrome, but 1997 was... Continue Reading →

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